Mustang Creek, Noack (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Williamson County, Texas (30.6° N, 97.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 75.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Navarro Group, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• in the upper part of a chalky marl member of the Navarro

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; marl

• relatively shallow water of the neritic zone near shore
• chalky marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Wells. 1933. Corals of the Cretaceous of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains and Western Interior of the United States. Bulletins of American Paleontology 18(67):85-288 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123365: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Wadeopsammia nodosa Wade 1926 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
"Caryophyllia stephensoni n. sp." = Caryophyllia konincki
"Caryophyllia stephensoni n. sp." = Caryophyllia konincki Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral